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Nutritional Biochemistry

I often get asked, ‘Which diet works best?’. In my view, this is simply the wrong question. Nutritional biochemistry is a powerful lever in our longevity toolkit, but it is much more than fad diets or the number on the bathroom scale. A better question might be, “how can I use nutrition to support my metabolic health?”

Reframing the goal toward metabolic health is a critical starting point. From there, you can combine general principles of nutrition science (such as how much protein you need) with personalization tactics (such as using a CGM to monitor glucose levels) to build a nutrition plan that makes sense for you.

See the collection of audio clips, podcasts, and articles below to learn more about my nutrition and fasting framework.

My experience with exogenous ketones

Theory to anecdote: I decided to find out for myself if ketones could, indeed, offer up the same amount of usable energy with less oxygen consumption.

Simulators, treating depression, and management of T1D with diet

For extra points, be sure to pronounce it correctly, it’s pronounced “roof,” not “ruff”

Ketosis: Advantaged or Misunderstood State? (Part I)

In part I of this post I will see to it (assuming you read it) that you’ll know more about ketosis than just about anyone, including your doctor or the majority of “experts” out there writing about this topic.

Calorie Restriction, Part II: Monkey Studies

Madison, Wisconsin and Baltimore, Maryland: a tale of two studies

Calorie restriction?

In case you missed it, there’s a new series on calorie restriction (CR) up on the site.

Ketones and Carbohydrates: Can they co-exist?

Can you “carb-load” and stay in ketosis?

How to make a fat cell less not thin: the lessons of fat flux

Does being in ketosis automatically translate to fat loss?

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